Science & Space

Scientists bewildered as underwater lab disappears in the Baltic Sea

Scientists bewildered as underwater lab disappears in the Baltic Sea

German authorities are investigating the mysterious and seemingly inexplicable disappearance of the €300,000 ($330,000) Boknis Eck underwater observatory from the
India loses connection with Moon lander during final descent

India loses connection with Moon lander during final descent

India’s Vikram lunar lander lost communication with mission control during the final stage of its descent and so far its
Hypersonic sled travels at 6,599 mph (Mach 8.6) at Holloman Air Force Base

Hypersonic sled travels at 6,599 mph (Mach 8.6) at Holloman Air Force Base

Holloman Air Force Base is home to the High-Speed Test Track. This was a hypersonic test that traveled Mach 8.6,
A black hole so big it shouldn’t even exist is baffling scientists

A black hole so big it shouldn’t even exist is baffling scientists

Scientists may have spotted a black hole that is so enormous, it shouldn’t even exist, although they aren’t quite sure
Pentagon launches US Space Command, crosses fingers for Space Force

Pentagon launches US Space Command, crosses fingers for Space Force

The Pentagon has formally established the US Space Command, tasked with deterring US rivals from “challenging American space assets or
Top secret US Air Force spaceship breaks own record on mysterious 719-day mission

Top secret US Air Force spaceship breaks own record on mysterious 719-day mission

The ultra-top-secret US Air Force X-37B spaceplane has broken the record for the longest time in space for a terrestrial
Pluto is a planet, NASA chief says

Pluto is a planet, NASA chief says

Pluto’s status as a planet has once again been called into question after the head of Nasa said he believed
Scientists discover 8 new repeating signals coming from beyond our galaxy — one of them may be close

Scientists discover 8 new repeating signals coming from beyond our galaxy — one of them may be close

Scientists recently discovered several new repeating radio signals making their way to Earth from different locations in the universe, and
Black hole begins flashing, scientists are baffled

Black hole begins flashing, scientists are baffled

A supermassive black hole in the center of the Milky Way just woke up and is flashing 75 times brighter
Dead planets are sending out strange ZOMBIE SIGNALS

Dead planets are sending out strange ZOMBIE SIGNALS

In what could be a spooky preview of Earth’s fate, some dead planets are broadcasting radio waves long after their
Russia invents self-destroying satellite to solve burgeoning ‘space junk’ problem

Russia invents self-destroying satellite to solve burgeoning ‘space junk’ problem

Russia’s Roscosmos space agency has invented a satellite with the ability to destroy itself at the end of its life,
Empire State Building-sized asteroid set to scream past Earth at 10,400mph

Empire State Building-sized asteroid set to scream past Earth at 10,400mph

An asteroid larger than the Empire State Building (1,454 feet), and known as 2006 QQ23, will scream past the Earth
Star older than Universe discovered – threat of ‘scientific crisis’

Star older than Universe discovered – threat of ‘scientific crisis’

The Universe is thought to have popped into existence some 13.8 billion years ago when an infinitesimal point expanded billions
‘Technical incident’ puts Europe’s GPS system fully offline for days

‘Technical incident’ puts Europe’s GPS system fully offline for days

A major technical error has caused Europe’s satellite navigation system to be fully offline since Friday, with most satellites powering
India Calls Off Mission to Moon Less Than One Hour Before Launch

India Calls Off Mission to Moon Less Than One Hour Before Launch

India called off its mission to the moon early Monday, putting on hold its plans to be first to explore
Peak scarcity: Top supply shocks humanity isn’t prepared for

Peak scarcity: Top supply shocks humanity isn’t prepared for

According to some estimates, humanity currently uses resources 50 percent faster than they can be regenerated, but several major resource
Centuries-old physics problem that baffled Newton finally solved

Centuries-old physics problem that baffled Newton finally solved

Scientific luminaries like Isaac Newton could only create temporary solutions to the centuries-old problem of ‘spherical aberration’ but one Mexican
Scientists in China invent new material to clean up oil spills

Scientists in China invent new material to clean up oil spills

Chinese scientists have invented a honeycomb-style polypropylene material that can soak up oil from water more cheaply and efficiently than